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Iran Airport Traffic Down 10% - September 2018

More than 27.91 million passengers and around 284,895 tons of cargos were transported during March 21-Sept. 22, indicating a 13% and 11% decrease respectively year-on-year
Iran Airport Traffic Down 10% - September 2018Iran Airport Traffic Down 10% - September 2018
The steep devaluation of the domestic currency and the exit of major European airlines from Iran, as a result of reimposition of US sanctions, are the main reasons behind the fall in airport traffic

Iran Airports Company registered 230,136 takeoffs and landings during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22), which show a 10% decline compared with the similar period of last year.
More than 27.91 million passengers and around 284,895 tons of cargos were transported during the period, indicating a 13% and 11% decrease respectively year-on-year, IAC's latest data published on its website show.
As for domestic flights, 189,103 takeoffs and landings were registered, down 9% compared with the similar period of last year. More than 21.75 million passengers were transported domestically, indicating a 13% decrease YOY.

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